For the 11th year in a row, Plettenberg Bay has received a nomination in the World Travel Awards™ as Africa’s Leading Beach Destination, a very prestigious honour for the Garden Route beach town. This is the 27th annual competition in global travel and tourism.
“We are extremely excited about the nomination, and in particular that this is the 11th year running that Plett has been nominated,” says Marius Venter, CEO of Plett Tourism.
“It’s important that fans of Plettenberg Bay vote, both travel professionals and consumers are eligible to vote – the destinations with the most votes in a particular category are named as the winner,” says Patty Butterworth, Media Spokesperson for Plett Tourism. This ensures that only the most deserving businesses walk away with one of these prestigious accolades. Cast your vote at www.worldtravelawards.com/vote.
World Travel Awards™ was established in 1993 to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the tourism industry. Today, the World Travel Awards™ brand is recognised globally as the ultimate hallmark of quality, with winners setting the benchmark to which all others aspire. Each year, World Travel Awards™ covers the globe with a series of regional gala ceremonies staged to celebrate the achievements and strengths of the travel industry, within each key geographical region.
It is no surprise Plett has been nominated 11 years running. With the dedication and assistance from the Bitou Municipality and the team at Plett Tourism, the area has won several accolades and award for their Blue Flag beaches and other coastal treasures.